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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Park

Category:
Category:
 

Chocolate Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Butter and flour for coating and dusting the cake pan
3 c. all-purpose flour
3 c. granulated sugar
1 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 T. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
4 large eggs
1 c. buttermilk
1 c. warm water
c. vegetable oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Butter three 9-inch cake pans. Dust with flour and shake out the excess flour. Mix together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a stand mixer using a low speed until combined. Add eggs, buttermilk, warm water, oil, and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until smooth (2 minutes). Divide batter evenly into the pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool on wire racks for 15 minutes and then turn cakes out onto the racks. Allow to cool completely. Frost with your favorite icing.
 

Chocolate Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter, softened
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tsp. vanilla extract
7-8 c. powdered sugar
About c. milk (as needed)

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese until fluffy. Add the cocoa powder and vanilla extract. Beat until combined. Beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. Add milk as needed until frosting gets to a spreadable consistency. Frosting will be thick and will thicken more if refrigerated.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Make sure to properly coat the pans, or it will stick.

 

 

 

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